To the ends of the earth…and back!

Another Graduation!

Journeys of Solutions has celebrated four more graduates from Tumaini Junior School!

On Saturday, September 20, Karatu was abuzz with the news—and still is in fact! Every year Tumaini has celebrated a Standard VII class graduation (which started in 2011), so too has the school had a 100% passing rate. Tumaini has remained number 1 out of more than 90 primary schools in the district and last year placed 40th out of 15,650 primary schools in the nation! 2014 results should be known within the next few weeks; we anticipate similar statistics!

Check out the four sponsored grads: Albert, Charles, Maureen and Rose below! These four students will begin secondary school in January (results will be known in the next few weeks so stay tuned!), joining JOS’ 6 other secondary school students. For now, Albert, Charles, Maureen and Rose are relaxing at home with their families before beginning some pre-secondary school studies in December.

2014 TJS Grads-pics

Additionally, several JOS-sponsored students have collected a handful of medals over the years for academic and athletic achievements. Here are Frank and Anna with their medals and certificates! Not to worry, they were all smiles and laughs both before and after the photo. Somehow the moment the camera was noticed, they opted for a serious pose!

frank 2     ann joseph 3

The final school term is nearly complete with just under five weeks left. The excitement on campus is palpable; the Standard VI students are loving their status as eldest on campus and eagerly await their Standard VII year to begin in January. Likewise are all students anticipating a wonderful holiday season at home with their families!

A BIG THANK YOU to all JOS Sponsors–truly education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world!

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